Magnetic Messenger

Department of Magnet Programs - Week of February 8, 2016

Our Mission

Inspire, develop and engage all students in becoming career and college ready; creative problem-solvers; active citizens; and life-long learners in a globally connected society.

Our Vision

Huntsville City Schools will become the model public education system in the United States, demonstrating commitment to equity and excellence by establishing the standard for instruction, curriculum, faculty, facilities, technology and student activities to ensure that all students graduate with the capacity to compete successfully and contribute responsibly as a citizen in a globally connected society.

Leadership Food for Thought

Good morning everyone,

February is Black History Month. Allow yourself to be inspired by an individual who started her own school to help students labeled "impossible to overcome learning disabilities." Click on the link below to learn more about Marva Collins.

Have a great week of LEADING and LEARNING and remember....You are REMARKABLE!

Yours in learning,


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This Week at a Glance

Monday, February 8
  • ARI Administrator's Training
  • VILT Technical Training @ Lee/New Century 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 9
  • ACT Workkeys - Grade 12
  • AP/TOSA Meeting
  • i-Register Planning Meeting for Counselors - HHS Freshman Academy @ 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10

  • DOI Meeting @ Lakewood Elementary

Thursday, February 11

  • Giodano Jazz Company Guest Artists @ AAA and Lee Performing Arts
  • Math PD for Teachers - Developing Problem Solving @ 3:30 p.m.

Friday, February 12

  • Snow Day - No school for students, teachers and 10 month employees
  • 11 and 12 month employees have to work unless you take leave
  • Submit Teacher Improvement Plans; e-mail to Marcie
  • Giodano Jazz Company Guest Artists will work with students
  • Middle School Round Table: Location - Phil Sandoval's 11:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Looking Ahead

Monday, February 15
  • Snow Day - No school for students, teachers, and 10 month employees
  • 11 and 12 month employees have to work unless you take leave
Tuesday, February 16
  • Powerful Conversation for Secondary Schools - Columbia High School

Wednesday, February 17

  • Digital 1:1 Tour

Thursday, February 18

  • Instructional Partner Network Retreat

Friday, February 19

  • AGT Application Closes
  • High School Round Table @ Columbia High School 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

To-Do List/Reminders

  1. Submit Teacher Improvement Plans by February 12; Scan and e-mail to Marcie.
  2. Add evidence to your PLP in Lead Alabama. The goal is to add a minimum of one entry per month.
  3. Review your Proof of Residency completion rate and send a Robocall or e-mail to those parents who haven't submitted their information.